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Nov 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
of life. >> reporter: still, they are interested in the very possibility, one explored by science in films ranging from "war of the worlds," to modern fiction like mars attacks, and by entrepreneurs who see the human colonies on mars within 20 years. >> we're on the way to establishing a self-sustaining group. >> reporter: now, a scoop of sand picked up 180 million miles away could bring some answers at a conference next week >> if they find life exists on mars, that would be extraordinary. >> reporter: evidence, perhaps, but the odds of proof in the first pinch of martian sand? there is a much better chance of winning the powerball lottery. mike taibbi, pasadena. >> that is our broadcast for a wednesday night. thank you for joining us, if you're watching us here on earth, don't forget you can see the rockefeller christmas tree lighting right here tonight on this nbc station. i'm brian williams, we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. we have live team coverage. >> reporter: a 15-year-old is charged as an adult after a violent crime spree. that's coming up. >>> and
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
get that at the best technical schools in the prison. >> studying math and science and under the strict supervision of nasa, these inmates are building metal cubes that may some day carry miniature satellites into space. >> do you program this? >> we sit here and they are proud of what they learned. >> i didn't know the name ofs or how to use them. >> richard runs the shop. >> i'm really finicky about the work they do. >> a veteran, the peace keeper missile and space shuttle, this job is the most rewarding. >> to not only watch the guys grow with their skills. >> here they help each other, a stark contrast to the outside where turf is divided by race. black, white, mexican and asian. >> you go for these guys? >> i do. >> in fact crafting metal armed him with two national certificates. >> you come to prison and you think it's gloom and doom and you find yourself somewhere with a lost opportunity. you take advantage of it. >> for caesar who will be out soon, using tools to shape metal has given him tools to save his life. >> it will give me the skills to find a job. >> melting
NBC
Nov 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >> is not a perfect science. you don't satisfy even but i think the proposal is a come good compromise. >> reporter: the owner fought for the change. >> we are surrounded with great corporate corporate business. so if we don't have more restaurants open late at night, we may not be the right draw. >> for businesses or any crowd looking to spend a fun night out. >> they are going to livermore, walnut creek where there's more activity at night time. i think they want to try to get that feeling here in pleasanton. >> reporter: back here live, alberto's cantina is just wrapping up and is open later on the weekend until midnight because it has a special permit. that is still the case for business if they want those extended hours them city leaders say they are excited about the plan but will revisit it in a year to see if it is working and what, if anything, needs to be changed. downtown pleasanton, nbc news. >>> that time of the year when people scour the malls ante web for that something special. >> if you are looking for the hottest tech products look no further. scott budman has already found them f
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
of representatives voted today to allow foreign students getting advanced degrees in science and math from american schools to get green cards. it's a move that got a lot of backing from the tech industry, especially in the silicon valley. and at least in the house, fairly bipartisan support. but it is controversial, even among democrats, because the new plan would eliminate an earlier plan that gave green cards to other groups, including immigrants from africa. >>> well, in the east bay, a former teacher of the year has been sentenced to almost five years in prison for possessing child pornography. 28-year-old alex bersch was ordered to spend five years behind bars and fined $2,000. he was a popular teacher at los madonos school and a coach for a swim team. police found pornographic videos and images of children on his home computer. >>> a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest for a suspect who shot at a milpitas police officer. investigators say they pulled over a man tuesday morning. the man inside opened fire but missed the officer but hit his car. he got away in
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
christianson who taught political science at san jose state for 40 years and has literally written textbooks on local government. he said california might actually get away with the land grab. >> historically, it has always been recognized that the states are superior in authority to local government. so this i think would be the state's argument on the retro activity issue. we're the boss. we can do this. >> reporter: unless the property under review fits one of three criteria. the land was transferred before january 1, 2011. was contractually committed to a third party before the law was signed. or programs more pertinently, qualifies as having a clear government purpose. what exactly is a clear government purpose? according to hd palmer of the department of finance, it is defined by state law in broad terms as, quote, assets such as roads, school buildings, parks, police, fire stations, libraries, and local agency administrative buildings. omitted in that list. no mention of convention centers or theme parks. >> you cannot justify this. some thing are right and some are wrong and this is
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
that in prison. >> studying math and science and under the strict supervision of nas a they are building cubes that may some day carry miniature satellites into space. >> do you actually program this? >> yes, we do. we actually sit here and tircnk around with the codes. >> they are proud of what they have learned. pa. >> you couldn't use any tools? >> i didn't know the names of them or how to use them. >> richard runs the metal shop. >> i'm really finicky about the work they do. >> a veteran of many aerospace jobs, the peace keeper missile and the space shuttle, this job is the most rewarding. >> to not only watch the guys use their skills, their machine skills and their life skills as well. >> here the inmates help each other, a stark contrast to the outside yard where turf is divided by race. black, white, mexican, asian. >> you go to bat for these guys. >> i do. i do. >> crafting metal armed him with two national certificates. >> you come to prison and you think it's going to be gloom and doom and you find yourself somewhere with a lot of opportunities. you take advantage of it. >> for caes
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
students getting advanced degrees in science and math from american schools to get green cards. it's a move that got a lot of backing from the tech industry and aat least in the house fairly bipartisan support. but it comes with controversy even among democrats because the new plan would eliminate an earlier plan that gave green cards to other groups, including immigrants from africa. you can expect this battle to last a while. now, it's not as big, but another big solar company is going under after taking out loans. twin creek technologies headquartered in san jose is liquidating, also bad news for the state of mississippi which gave twin creeks $26 million in loans. twin creeks like other solar companies says it felt the pressure of competition from cheaper solar panels made in china. yahoo! meanwhile having trouble in mexico. a mexican court today ordered the sunnyvale company to pay $2.7 billion to a pair of companiy ies in a contract disp over a listing service. yahoo! called the claims without merit. we'll keep you posted. we've got positive news and update to all the shopping stories
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
country together. bill nye the science guy, naturally this really upset confederate soldier nicolas cage, but why and more importantly how does this happen? for the answer we turn to science. >> the estimate is that there's about 200 genes that actually make up the facial composition so if you think about a slot machine, what are the odds you would get 200 rows on a slot machine to line up. >> reporter: what's the number? what are the chances that i have a twin out there who looks exactly like me. >> 1 in a billion. >> reporter: 1 in a billion with a "b." . do people tell you look like anybody? >> oh, you look like elizabeth taylor when you were young or fran dresh sneer do i look like anybody famous? >> you look like you because you are famous. >> reporter: oh, my gosh, i love you. so the next time someone tells you look look like -- >> kevin durant. >> robert downey jr. >> jennifer lopez. >> this little guy they say he looks like bruce willis. >> reporter: i see it, i see it, really. >>> and there it is, and there is truth behind it. we all have a number of genes to make up our facial
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
sister in the seventh grade had a friend of mine as her science teacher, my mom took my yearbook down, took a picture of his picture, xeroxed it, put it in a frame from senior year and gave it to him in this beautiful frame. it was psonalized and he loved it. but if you have multiple teachers, you don't have to give all those teachers a gift. >> yeah. makes sense. >> if you have an assistant, what factors do you think about when you're talking about a tip? >> well, that really depends on your position in the company and how long that assistant has been with you. now, if it were up to me and i wanted to make sure those calls were screened properly, i would bump that up. >> doormen, do you give to all of the doormen? sometimes you live in a big building there's 10 or 15. >> most of us live in doormen-staffed building. if you don't want to necessarily play favorites, but at the same time, you know, if someone's been helpful or more helpful than others, you might want to give them a gift. also, these buildings have pools. so you could pool together, you know, your money. it's anonymous, t
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